Bernard Stento, MS,
LAT, ATC, has been selected as one of the National Athletic Trainers’
Association’s 2017 Athletic Trainer Service Award recipients. Stento, a
resident of Chesterton, Indiana, is an athletic trainer at Chesterton High
Trainer Service Award recognizes NATA members for their contributions to the
athletic training profession as a volunteer at the local and state levels.
These recipients have been involved in professional associations, community
organizations, grassroots public relations efforts and service as a
volunteer athletic trainer. Candidates must have held the certified athletic
trainer (ATC) credential, conferred by the Board of Certification, and have
been an NATA member, both for at least 20 years.
“We are always
excited to recognize the dedication, excellence, inspirational outlook and
commitment of our honorees, and this year is no exception. These recipients
serve as role models to their peers and represent some of the best of the
best of the athletic training profession, said NATA Honors & Awards
Committee Chair Charlie Thompson, MS, ATC. “We know they will continue to
contribute to their place of work and their community at large in ensuring
quality of care and optimal health moving into the years ahead.”
will be made during NATA’s 68th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in Houston on
June 28, 2017.
Athletic Trainers' Association represents and supports 44,000 members of the
athletic training profession. Athletic trainers are health care
professionals who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and
rehabilitation of injuries and sport-related illnesses. They prevent and
treat chronic musculoskeletal injuries from sports, physical and
occupational activity, and provide immediate care for acute injuries.
Athletic trainers offer a continuum of care that is unparalleled in health
care. Visit www.nata.org